Barricaded man triggers large police presence in northwest Raleigh

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Barricade situation triggers large police presence in Raleigh
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A large police presence gathered in northwest Raleigh on Wednesday afternoon after a man barricaded himself inside his home.

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Multiple police officers gathered in northwest Raleigh on Wednesday afternoon after a man barricaded himself inside his home.

The barricade situation began on Arckleton Drive near Edwards Mill Road sometime around 1 p.m. after a family member alerted Raleigh police of the man's "odd behavior."

Raleigh police said the man set a very small fire in the sink, which has since been extinguished.

Twelve to 14 apartments have since been evacuated from the complex.

This is a developing story, stay with ABC11 for more details.